Oracle of delphi

Explore the fascinating history and enigmatic predictions of the Oracle of Delphi. Discover the ancient wisdom and mystical powers behind the most influential oracle of ancient Greece.
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This week our homework theme was "Greek myths." One of my favorite Greek myth characters has always been the Oracle. I don't know why, she just seems so mysterious and special and awesome. image source I came up with this composition where most of her body is in the light, but her face is in shadow. I drew a quick little thumbnail. I knew that getting a photo reference would help a lot for this. The only tricky part would be finding a place with such strong light. Luckily it was a sunny day…

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The Oracle at Delphi: A Brief History of One of the First Ancient Feminists — Sarah Crooks Oracle Of Delphi, Heavy Periods, Sparta, Numerology, Feminist, The One, Ancient, History, Tattoo

The Oracle at Delphi: A Brief History of One of the First Ancient Feminists The Oracle at Delphi lived at the temple of Apollo on Mount Parnassus in central Greece. The Oracle was a historical figure that did exist and many different women became the Oracle throughout the centuries. There were sever

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oracle of delphi | The Delphic Oracle (1899) by the British painter John William Godward ... John William Godward, Lawrence Alma Tadema, Oracle Of Delphi, Architecture Classique, Pre Raphaelite Art, John Everett Millais, Academic Art, Art Society, Nude Painting

The Delphic Oracle (1899) by the British painter John William Godward (1861 –1922). Godward was a protégé of Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadelma and had great success at the end of the 19th century. Here he depicted the Oracle of Delphi, the so called "Pythia", sitting on a tripod breathing the volcanic vapors which are rising from a crack in the floor. But despite all these historical well done details it’s the gorgeous body of the young girl which attracts the onlooker. So it’s in the end pure…

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Katie May Boyle